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Dr Subhash Chandra questions News Media ownership in India

Dr Chandra said, “Today, ownership of media, particularly of news channels is opaque. We should not be surprised if some of these news channels are owned by underworld elements. The need of the hour is to have a media council with robust media ethics and code of conduct, similar to the due diligence as provided in the Banking sector by the RBI…”

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2015 7:11 PM

Radio One declares Q1 growth of 18.5%

Radio One’s operating revenue grew from Rs 14.52 crore in Q1 14-15 to Rs 17.21 crore in Q1 15-16. PBT grows 364%

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2015 5:59 PM

BARC: News genre sees ratings spike in week 30 with Dr Kalam funeral and Yakub execution; Hindi GEC ratings fall

BARC data (All India 1lakh+ CS4+) showed a big rise in ratings in week 30 (July 18 – 24, 2015) of 82% from week 26 to 29 in the news genre. Hindi GEC in the HSM markets (ratings in ‘000) fell by 101,404 ratings.

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2015 5:43 PM

Havas Media wins integrated media mandate of ClubMyCab

The account was won in a multi-agency pitch, and will be handled from the New Delhi office

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2015 1:34 PM

NDTV reports net loss of Rs 24 crore in Q1, raises funding at combined valuation of $80 million for new e-commerce ventures

NDTV’s digital businesses show 51% revenue growth. Over the past quarter the television network has consolidated its transition to a digital media company from a pure television play by moving further into the e-commerce space

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2015 1:12 PM

Yepme.com launches brand association with Shah Rukh Khan’s Fan movie

The brand is running the #iamfan contest which will offer the actor’s fans a chance to be part of the upcoming film’s promotions

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2015 12:17 PM

Rediffusion Y & R appoints Uttio Majumdar as Head of Operations- Mumbai

Majumdar takes on the new position following a 21 year relationship with JWT. At Rediffusion he will work closely with Company President Dhunji S Wadia

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2015 11:52 AM

Next Gen Publishing ties up with UK’s Future Publishing to bring T3 magazine to India

This is the third technology title from Next Gen Publishing. In the coming month the magazine will launch stand-alone apps for iOS and Android to power its web content

Abid Hasan Aug 7, 2015 11:33 AM

Snapdeal meets creative agencies

The e-commerce major has been meeting creative agencies in Delhi. Industry sources indicate that Snapdeal is looking for an agency for its upcoming festive campaign; there has also been talk since a few months of the brand looking for a bigger agency to handle its creative mandate

Priyanka Mehra Aug 7, 2015 9:17 AM

Z Marathi hits peak viewership this week since its launch

Week 31 saw Z Marathi jump to 483 GRPs, an all-time high for not just the channel, but for any Marathi General Entertainment Channel according to TAM data

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2015 8:42 AM

BARC ratings: Times Now leads; India Today TV regains No.2 spot

In week 30 (July 25 – 31, 2015) of the English news genre according to BARC ratings, Times Now was at top spot, followed by India Today TV and NDTV 24x7

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2015 8:30 AM

BARC ratings: Sab TV at No. 5 in neck-and-neck race with Life OK at No. 4 spot in week 30

In week 30 (July 25 – 31, 2015) of the Hindi GEC Universe, BARC ratings showed that Sab TV which gained No.5 spot was very close behind the heels of Life OK in No.4 spot

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2015 8:25 AM

TAM ratings: Colors Sasural Simar Ka tops Hindi GEC shows chart in week 31; Star’s Yeh Hai Mohabbatein slips to No. 5

Sasural Simar Ka on Colors took No. 1 spot with ratings of 3.55 TVRs. Kumkum Bhagya on Zee TV came in next with a rating of 3.52 TVRs

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2015 8:23 AM

TAM ratings: Colors sees maximum drop; Zee registers big rise in week 31

In week 31 (July 26 – August 1, 2015) Colors ratings reduced to 202 GRPs in week 31 from 224 GRPs in week 30. In GVTs, it decreased to 327 million GVTs this week against 362 million GVTs last week

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2015 8:11 AM

Twitter, Google beware: Instagram opens API for advertisers

More than three years after being acquired by Facebook, one of the most popular social photo sharing networks is taking the first steps towards independence and marketers can now directly buy ads for Instagram instead of having to go via Facebook or a third-party

Abhinn Shreshtha Aug 7, 2015 8:06 AM

Three-tier evaluation process paves way for Pitch Top 50 Brands 2015

To give due credit to the best in the business, Pitch has undertaken a three-tier process of evaluation. Through the initiative, exchange4media Group aims to acknowledge the impactful, efficient and commendable marketing practices being upheld by brands in various categories

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2015 8:04 AM

Uncertainty continues to loom over Maggi as FSSAI denies giving clean-chit

On Thursday, Nestle India stock slipped by 5% as a reaction to FSSAI's statement

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2015 8:03 AM

Activists trash HUL clarifications on Kodaikanal issue, rap video views multiply by the day

In response to our story on Tuesday, Shweta Narayan, Coordinator at Community Environmental Monitoring, shared a detailed rebuttal to HUL's response

Ankur Singh Aug 7, 2015 8:01 AM

Disappointment for e-commerce sector as monsoon session deadlock may delay implementation of GST

It is now looking likely that the GST Bill might not get passed in the Rajya Sabha this session. Bill has been eagerly awaited by e-commerce companies who feel it will bring rationalization and simplification of taxation as well as reduce supply chain problems when goods move across state boundaries

Abhinn Shreshtha Aug 7, 2015 8:00 AM

FM Phase III: Jaipur overtakes Hyderabad with Rs 19 crore bid

Delhi has a single bid of Rs 138 crore at the end of Day 9. Ahmedabad, Bhubaneshwar and Bangalore saw no new bids on Day 9

Abhinn Shreshtha Aug 7, 2015 7:58 AM